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  1. the sports section
    Baseball Teams Should Get to Pick Their Playoff OpponentsIt’s much more fair-minded than the current system — and much more fun.
  2. sports
    Boston Celtics Games Blocked in China After Kanter Calls for a ‘Free Tibet’In a nearly three-minute video, Kanter called Xi Jinping a “brutal dictator” and called for Tibetan independence.
  3. sports
    Move Over, Kyrie, It’s Ben Simmons Drama TimeAfter Simmons was suspended for a game, his teammate Joel Embiid said, “At the end of the day, our job is not to babysit somebody.”
  4. déjà vu
    It’s Time for Olympic Protests AgainDidn’t we just do this?
  5. games
    The NBA Would Like You to Stop Talking About Kyrie IrvingThe league is now a culture-war lightning rod, even as its on-court product dazzles.
  6. sports
    NHL Player Suspended 21 Games After Forging Vaccination CardEvander Kane will forfeit almost $2 million and miss around a quarter of the season after the league found that he submitted a fake vaccination card.
  7. vulture sports
    You’ll Love How Much the Red Sox Love ‘Dancing on My Own’“Deep down, everybody thinks it’s a little catchy.”
  8. games
    Jon Gruden’s Emails Are the Tip of the IcebergHis disturbing messages are a small part of a larger investigation — one that could reveal the true rot at the center of the NFL.
  9. nfl
    Jon Gruden Is Out of a Job Following Email ScandalIn addition to a racist comment about a Black NFL union leader, Gruden frequently made homophobic and misogynistic remarks, per a new report.
  10. sports
    Vaccine-Skeptical Kyrie Irving Is Now Missing Home GamesWill he play at all in Brooklyn this season?
  11. ugh
    This Is an Impressive Number of Bad OpinionsESPN anchor Sage Steele managed to fit quite a few unfortunate takes into a single podcast episode.
  12. the sports section
    Just Buy the Damn Championship AlreadyAfter another early playoff exit, it’s time for the Yankees to embrace their biggest advantage.
  13. games
    We’ll Never Hate Anyone Like This AgainSunday night’s Brady-Belichick showdown was a reminder that their era of NFL archvillainy is unlikely to be replicated.
  14. streamliner
    New England’s Prodigal Son Returneth, Here’s How to Watcheth“Hello from the other siiiiiiiiiiide.”
  15. super bowl lvi
    Five Hip-Hop Titans Will Co-Headline the Super Bowl Halftime ShowDr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar will share the stage.
  16. sports
    De Blasio Weighs In on the Kyrie Irving Vaccine SagaThe Nets guard’s plea for people to respect his privacy appears to be going ignored.
  17. games
    Kyrie Irving and the Downside of Player EmpowermentAnti-vaxxers are testing the NBA’s unique egalitarian approach to its stars.
  18. sports
    What Makes a Team Name Quintessentially ‘Staten Island’?A new minor-league baseball team is coming to the borough, and it needs a name that reflects its community. What does that mean, exactly?
  19. sports
    Yankees Fans Were Worried About the Wrong ThingsThe team is fighting for its playoff life. How did we get here?
  20. hello
    Adele Shoots, Scores an Instagram Confirmation With Rich PaulThe singer-songwriter and NBA agent were first linked in July.
  21. the sports section
    The 2021 Mets Season As Told Through 15 Steve Cohen TweetsThe team’s owner has learned in public that rebuilding a benighted franchise isn’t so easy.
  22. games
    Dave Zirin Thinks the Kaepernick Era Is Just BeginningTalking with the veteran sports journalist about his new book, which examines how the activist quarterback transformed the sports landscape.
  23. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  24. florida
    Trump Hosting a Boxing Match on 9/11 Was a Vision From an Alternate RealityOne in which he accepted his electoral loss and began chasing weird cash-grab appearances, like guest-hosting a novelty fight at a casino on 9/11.
  25. tennis
    This Year’s U.S. Open Is an Antidote to GloomThrilling phenoms, riotous crowds, and that old New York energy have made it a tournament to remember.
  26. dignity
    Trump to Commemorate 9/11 by Calling Evander Holyfield FightNever forget that you can pay $49.99 to hear his astute boxing commentary.
  27. games
    Unfortunately, Roger Goodell Deserves Some CreditEveryone’s favorite punching bag has steered the NFL back to sheer dominance with a single-minded focus on making money.
  28. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  29. sports
    Serena Williams Has Dropped Out of the U.S. OpenThe tennis star said she was still recovering from a torn hamstring.
  30. sports
    President Pacquiao?As he preps for what may be his last bout in the ring, the Filipino boxing legend has his eyes on a bigger prize.
  31. games
    The NFL Should Require Fans to Get VaccinatedSome sports leagues are making it more difficult for players to avoid being inoculated. That’s not good enough.
  32. power
    This Press Conference Sure Proved Naomi Osaka’s PointShe broke down in tears after a journalist’s questions about her stance on media.
  33. nostalgia
    If Mike Schur Builds a Field of Dreams Series, They Will ComeThat’s Peacock’s plan, anyway.
  34. tokyo olympics
    Captain America Durant and Team USA Strike Gold After AllAfter struggling to pull off earlier victories in Tokyo, Team USA pulled it all together over France in Saturday’s gold-medal final.
  35. sports!
    The Best Things We’ve Seen at the Olympics So FarA swim coach horny for gold, teens shredding the skateboarding category, and more.
  36. tokyo olympics 2021
    A Day-by-Day Schedule of the 2021 Tokyo OlympicsLet the games begin …
  37. black beauty matters
    The Most Impressive Beauty Looks From the OlympicsThe ponytails, manicures, and braids that helped athletes sprint, shot-put, and backflip in style.
  38. tokyo olympics
    Why Can’t the U.S. Men’s Relay Team Pass a Baton Correctly?It crashed out of the Olympics by once again failing at a seemingly simple task.
  39. intelligencer chats
    The Tokyo Olympics Haven’t Felt Like Must-See TVBlame it on the time difference, the pandemic, the lack of a unifying star, or all of the above.
  40. 2021 olympics
    The Fate of U.S. Men’s Basketball Gold Rests in Kevin Durant’s HandsWhen Team USA bested Spain in the quarterfinals, Durant was dancing. For the U.S. to emerge as Tokyo Olympics champions, he has to keep doing it.
  41. games
    The Unbridled Joy of Watching Olympic Sports You Know Nothing AboutIt’s refreshing to be in sheer awe of athletes instead of nitpicking them to death.
  42. tokyo olympics
    Simone Biles Wins Bronze!“I wasn’t expecting to walk away with the medal,” she said. “I was just going out there doing this for me.”
  43. 2021 olympics
    Simone Biles Will Compete in Final Tokyo Olympics Gymnastic EventThe gymnast plans to participate in Tuesday’s beam final after withdrawing from all previous events in Tokyo to prioritize her mental health.
  44. tokyo olympics
    Simone Biles Isn’t Sure If She’ll Compete Again in TokyoAhead of next week’s event finals, the gymnast says she’s still struggling with “the twisties.”
  45. tokyo olympics
    The One Limit Simone Biles Wouldn’t BreakHow the sports world’s obsession with mental toughness hurts athletes.
  46. ask a cool person
    The Best Tennis Clothes, According to Stylish Players, Coaches, and ProsPieces that’ll perform on the court — and look good, too.
  47. highs and lows
    The Best and Worst of the 2021 Olympics So FarBecause in a pandemic Olympics, there’s room for celebration and deep concern.
  48. tokyo olympics
    Suni Lee Secures Olympic Gold in All-Around GymnasticsMaking history as the first Hmong American Olympian.
  49. sports!
    The Best TikToks From the OlympicsSo far, Australia is winning the gold in social-media content.
  50. sports!
    All the Tokyo Olympics Events You Should Actually WatchSo you don’t have to sort through 7,000 hours of televised sports on your own.
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